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Varoufakis To Publish Notorious Eurogroup Recordings from Turbulent 2015 Meetings

Greek Speaker of the House Constantine Tassoulas rebuked MeRA25 leader and ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Friday for handing an envelope over to him containing a USB of the conversations he had secretly recorded while attending a Eurogroup discussion...

Rallies on the First-Year Anniversary of Greek Referendum

Three protest rallies in the center of Athens took place on the first anniversary of the Greek referendum on July 5. The protestors are sending the message to Europeans that despite the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) government's referendum calling...

Varoufakis Reacts to Criticism on the 1-Year Anniversary of the Greek Referendum

A year since the anniversary of the Greek Referendum on July 5, 2015, when Greeks rejected the terms of the bailout conditions that were subsequently imposed on the country anyway, American economist James Galbraith explained Plan B for Greece that had been drafted...

Constitutional Reform: Greek Gov't Plans Another Referendum for Greece

Greek Government Spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili left open the possibility of another referendum for the country during her press briefing on Tuesday. The last referendum in 2015 posed the question on whether Greece should accept bailout conditions, with the result...

Year in Review: 10 Significant Moments for Greece in 2015

There is no doubt that 2015 was an eventful year for Greece. The economic crisis continued to plague the country, while the election of the new government shook the political scene. The negotiations between Greece and its European partners took...

Greek Finance Minister: Government Does not Agree with Bailout

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos claimed during an interview with Spanish newspaper "El Mundo" that the Greek government does not agree with the neoliberal reforms of the bailout it is implementing, but defended its decision to adopt this program. Tsakalotos, who negotiated the current program...

Tsipras Admits He Should Have Negotiated Differently in New Documentary

Almost 11 months with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the helm of Greece and the bailout is still here. In the fourth episode of Paul Mason's documentary "This is a Coup" Tsipras opened up about the Greek referendum and the bailout...

Three Greek Elections, Eight Months, 110.7 Million Euros Spent

Amid the crisis the Greek government has spent 110.7 million euros in eight months for three elections, the Greek Interior Ministry announced. The three elections, the January 25 legislative elections, the July 5 referendum and the September 20 legislative elections, have burdened the...

French Newspaper Analyzes Greek PM's Position Within SYRIZA

As Greeks prepare to head to the polls for the third time in nine months, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is the subject of an article in the Wednesday edition of French newspaper Liberation. In his profile of Tsipras, journalist Jean Quatremer...

The End of SYRIZA As We Know It

There is a 1962 Cold War film called "The Manchurian Candidate" in which a former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. The Alexis Tsipras who came back from Brussels on July 13 after signing Greece's third,...